Have you ever calculated how many emails you send each day? week, month or year? If you send just 20 emails a day, that’s 140 emails a week or 7,300 emails a year. Before you even design a business logo or print your first business cards, you can create a professional image with an email [...]
First impressions matter a lot. They say people form first impressions in about 3 seconds. Unfortunately this means people form their impressions based on how you look, a huge challenge when you’re nervous. Let’s look at the tools we have for making a first impression. Your hair styled or do you need a haircut? Dressed [...]
If you’re reading this article, you have a computer. If you have a computer, it’s likely you use some type of email program.You probably don’t remember when you started using email, just the relief when you got it working so you could communicate with friends and colleagues. The easiest email marketing technique is within everyone’s [...]
Don’t groan! Don’t sigh! Don’t tell me you can’t write! You can write as I’ve worked with more than 20 home services professionals and all but one could write. It’s not magic. Like everything else, it’s takes practice to learn to read, drive a car, run your business and share your expertise by writing. Why [...]
While listening to an Active Rain webinar, I realized there were some really great tips to share here at the Association of Home Professionals. The speaker was Kendra Todd, and you’re asking … who is Kendra Todd? Kendra was hired by Donald Trump at the end of the third season of The Apprentice, the first [...]
In school we learned about the Industrial Revolution. We grew up during the technology revolution which started with massive computers. Now we all have computers on our desks and access to the Internet. The younger generations are into texting, and soon iPhones will become the communication tool of choice. Connect > Communicate > Build Relationships [...]
As children we all had a favorite color (mine was blue, then green). We picked certain clothing because of the color, maybe we painted our bedroom that color and sometimes we were lucky and could buy a car that was the perfect color. When picking colors for your company logo, this color will influence every [...]
I received the following article in a newsletter from David S. Duplessis, a mortgage broker in one of my networking group. The message is important … and a little scary because I don’t think most people realize how pervasive the Internet is becoming. This article made me recall a conversation with my son’s Navy recruiter [...]
Following a recent networking event, I was filing business cards. I stopped to consider my reaction to one card, which was obviously handmade. There was ingenuity in the shape (wavy, cloud like curves) and color (construction paper green) but compared to the other cards collected, the handmade business card didn’t communicate the same professionalism women [...]
When I first opened My Handyman, Kathleen Soldati (now the Marketing Director for The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH) suggested i develop a public personality for my business. I wasn’t ready for this idea as I’d always been a leader working “behind the scenes” which was where I was comfortable. Last week Kathleen was a [...]
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